What started in 1981 as a 23 person weekly Bible study above a local bank is now the 2,500 member Family Harvest Church (FHC). Based in Tinley Park, IL, FHC is a multiracial, multi generational and nondenominational church that prides itself on using technology to keep the community informed and connected, as well as gain new […]
Sean Matthews, Visix CEO, was so excited to show us their new InfoComm stuff, they custom edited a video for us. Sean has the energy every CEO in AV has and even though this is only 10-seconds long, you get excited about seeing them. And, they’re on our Top-10 Tour this year!
Gary’s latest episode of his (almost) daily Rants and rAVes is all about CONNECTORS. Why are there so many? There’s gotta be a standard! Watch this latest episode to see exactly what Gary is talking about!
Welcome to the all new rAVePubs.com! We have been working on this site for the last few months and we are so excited to bring you an even bigger and better website to serve our industry. There are a lot of ways you can now read and interact with rAVe… this infographic gives you a […]
For over 34 years, Marty Schaffel has been one of the hardest working men in the business. In 1979, he started his first business with $2,000 selling Kroy lettering machines — machines that created black letters on scotch tape type material, transparencies and slides. He’d successfully convinced them to set him up as a dealer, […]
I am so glad that so many of you are relating to this whole “Cutting Cable” saga / debate / decision my husband and I are going through right now. Man, it really sounds like we have a problem, doesn’t it? No, that is not the case at all. It’s just this is one of those things […]
First of all, thank you for ALL of the awesome feedback on my first post last week lamenting the process my husband and I are going through as we decide whether or not to finally cut cable. I knew asking AV people would be the way to go. Now, in a recent twist of coincidence, […]
FACT: I am an active Facebook user and a “Liker” of pages (from here on out, I will refer to myself, when referring to pages, as a “Liker” – I know it used to be “Follower” but that changed a while ago). Maybe it’s partly because I am a consumer so I enjoy the somewhat voyeuristic […]
Well, the time has come. My husband and I have been discussing this for months. We’ve gone back and forth asking the same questions over and over again: “Are we ready?” “Will our lives be different?” “Will we miss anything we used to have?” “What if we regret our decision?” “Is it actually going to […]
It’s time to GET SOCIAL with rAVe [Publications] – the ONLY 100% digital publication in the AV industry. And since we’re getting social, we’re feeling a little generous. SO, with that being said, we’re giving away one REALLY AWESOME iPad Mini PRIZE PACK to one lucky rAVe Fan. So, by using the Rafflecopter tool below, earn entries by choosing any or ALL […]
As the Director of Marketing for rAVe and well, the “web marketing” lady in the house, I often get asked this question: “What makes a great a web ad?” With web advertising on the rise and becoming even more of a great, affordable way for companies to reach an audience, there’s a lot of talk about impressions […]